Position Details


Safe Drinking Water Act/Public Information Support (SCA-533)

ID: SCA-533 Location: San Francisco, CA Posted Date: 1/2/2024 Agency: EPA
Wage/Hr: $19.21 Hours/Week: 35-40 hours/week Monday-Friday Days     Minimum Age: 55

Being Age 55 or Older is Good for The Environment! The Senior Environmental Employment (SEE) Program offers unique opportunities in Scientific, Technical, and Administrative / Office support for individuals age 55 and over to support the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) through a grant administered program through National Experienced Workforce Solutions ( NEW Solutions). This is a unique program where your talents, expertise and experience will truly be valued. You'll be working side-by-side with EPA staff that are doing important work every day. Pay rate: $19.21/hr. Benefits: Paid Health Insurance Premium (when working 60+ hours in a 2 week pay period), Paid Accrued Vacation, Paid Accrued Sick Time, Eleven Paid Federal Holidays, One Individual Holiday, and optional Vision and Dental Insurance available. This position does require a background check prior to onboarding. Must be a United States Citizen to be eligible for this position. Remote work arrangements are available for this position.

Duties:

Provide assistance and support to Groundwater and Drinking Water Branch with databases, records, technical documents, and official correspondence; advise and recommend course of action to EPA staff leads for FOIA coordination; assist EPA staff in the development of strategies for enhancing processes; train staff on procedures and policies within areas of expertise.

  • Records management: including but not limited to managing records organization and disposition and advising/training EPA staff on records related procedures; and supporting staff with FOIA request analysis, review, and processing. FOIA coordination responsibility includes assessing incoming requests, advising and recommending program assignments, initiating reply correspondence, uploading final records, and identifying strategies to improve our internal process. 35%
  • Program database management: including but not limited to tracking grants and Safe Drinking Water Act program reports; researching records in program databases, including FOIA online and SDWIS; and responding to EPA staff and other requests related to designated program databases. 25%
  • Special projects: including but not limited to analysis of programmatic data trends and report development for supervisors; maintaining and updating EPA webpages; and other outreach/communications 20%
  • Staff support functions: including but not limited to assessing incoming communications and recommending appropriate programmatic lead; preparing official correspondence for signature; scanning, distributing and archiving records and other materials; preparing public notices, Federal Register publication requests, and logistics for public meetings; advising and training staff on communications procedures and policies. 20%

Qualifications:

Minimum of 5 year(s) of experience in related experience in professional support, preferably in an environmental field. OR BA/BS Degree in Science or engineering related background helpful but not required

  • Some familiarity with EPA and environmental and related statutes helpful.
  • Experience required with Windows, MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS SharePoint, MS Teams, MS Outlook, Copying Machine
  • Internet Explorer. GIS (Google Earth or similar) - helpful but not mandatory
  • MS Office: Word, Excel, SharePoint, PowerPoint, Teams, Outlook

Other:

  • On-the-job training on EPA databases to include FOIA and SDWA-related databases as well as access to in-house training on program subject matter, including the functions and responsibilities of the Groundwater and Drinking Water Branch.
  • Remote work arrangements are available for this position.

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NEW Solutions is committed to promoting equal opportunity and to an environment free from discrimination and harassment in any form administering Experienced Worker Programs under cooperative agreements with federal agencies. It is NEW Solutions’s policy to comply with all applicable laws that provide equal opportunity and to prohibit unlawful discrimination in enrolling participants in the federal programs.